Nadia El Ferdaoussi 48 Hours in Amsterdam with KLM Travel and Style Blogger Schipol NH Doelen


These trips are getting shorter. Just one night in Amsterdam, surely not enough to even scratch the surface? Happy to confirm my fears were unjust. While I would always like an extra night (even at the end of some of my month long trips), my sojourn in Amsterdam felt entirely adequate. For starters, KLM now…

Nadia El Ferdaoussi Irish lifestyle blogger Parfois and Friends Fall Winter 15/16 collection

Parfois and friends

I do love a fancy midweek gathering of friends, wine, food and frolics. Combine it with a new collection preview and you’ve got a party! The Parfois and friends backstage event in the Chocolate Factory proved a big hit, their accessories never fail to provide the ‘oohs’ and ‘ahhs’, but also lots of “shut up, it’s not only €14.99?”. On trend, accessible and affordable Parfois have become the one stop accessories shop.

Thomson Dreamliner 787 Dublin Nadia El Ferdaoussi Travel Blogger

Dreaming of the Caribbean

New long-haul routes from Dublin always get me excited, especially when they’re direct to the Caribbean. This morning Thomson Airways 787 Dreamliner landed in Dublin for the first time and I took a seat on board its inaugural Irish flight. I’m no aviation geek, so other than saying it’s “really big” I’m not that well equipped to fill you in on the technical features, but I can report a few nifty features that help make a long flight a lot more enjoyable. But first, let me take a cockpit selfie (the captain assured me he wouldn’t be performing a vertical take-off, watch here if you dare).

Nadia El Ferdaoussi travel writer 7 things to do before you travel

The Travel Tag

Time to answer ‘The Travel Tag’ ….and hoping to change this list up at least a couple of times a year. 1. What was the last country you visited?  Austria.  I went to Obertauern for The Ski Week in March and couldn’t have been luckier with the weather.  Not a whole lot of skiing was…